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Blue Chippers: Emily Detrick, Savannah College of Art and Design

by Michael Flanigan

Blue Chippers, a new content series focusing on students who have caught our attention.

As we continue Hypepotamus Week, it’s time to turn the lens on Emily Detrick, a recent graduate from Savannah College of Art and Design . She wowed us with her portfolio (check it out here) and has been the creative energy behind a number of photography-centered projects we’ve completed this summer. Be sure to check out the multi-sensory experience she produced about the Summer Startup Academy using a whole library of photos shot by her and other photographers.

What’s your name?
Emily Detrick.

What school did you attend?
Savannah College of Art and Design.

What’s your primary startup role?

Who are you working for this summer?

What do you do for Hypepotamus?
I’m the photographer.

If you could have any mentor in the world who would that be and why?
J.R. He’s a photographer and street artist that is somehow able to change entire communities with his photography. Try not to cry when watching his TED talk “One year of turning the world inside out.”

What 3 websites do you visit daily?
American Suburb X, Facebook and Twitter.

What is one thing missing from your college experience?
I really enjoyed most of it, but I wish there was more opportunity to collaborate outside of your major. I had the chance to do this in 2 or 3 classes, but I wish it was a requirement for all classes.

What was your favorite cartoon growing up?

What are your 3 favorite mobile apps?
Instagram, Everlapse and Pocket

To thank Emily, we’ve created this infographic summarizing her answers. Enjoy.


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